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2013-01-04 05:00:43

Bethlehem Burners, a manufacturer of surface-mixed glassworking torches, has introduced a new, economical glass bead torch designed for starter glass artists. Hellertown,

2012-12-23 05:01:49

Disasters always bring out the worst in society, and the restoration industry is no exception.

2012-12-20 05:02:04

First Choice Chimney in Flower Mound, Texas educates homeowners about the importance of keeping a chimney clean during winter months and provides key tips on proper chimney maintenance.

2012-12-15 05:01:43

Revenue for the Fire and Smoke Alarm Manufacturing industry nearly went up in flames as construction levels severely decreased during the recession, but as the economy recovered, construction

Invasive Grass May Be Contributing To Extreme Wildfires
2012-12-06 13:33:34

An international team of scientists has revealed that an invasive grass species may be one reason that fires are bigger and more frequent in certain regions of the western U.S.

NASA Says More Wildfires By 2050
2012-12-04 19:40:53

If some NASA climate models hold true, scientists predict the United States will become a drier place over the next 4 decades.

2012-12-04 05:01:10

Fires are one of the single most destructive disasters that can strike any home.


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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.